Patrolman Anton Zapolsky

Patrolman Anton Zapolsky

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, July 30, 1934

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Anton Zapolsky

Officer Anton Zapolsky was shot and killed as he was in the process of arresting a car thief.

Officer Zapolsky and his partner observed an auto thief being chased by other officers. Officer Zapolsky and his partner apprehended the fleeing offender. Suddenly, the thief drew a revolver and shot Officer Zapolsky who died three days later from his wounds. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 5369

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, July 27, 1934
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 30, 2020

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